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Papers, 1919-1954.

Author: Josiah Kirby Lilly
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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Consists of the correspondence, 1919-1954, of Josiah Kirby Lilly, 1893-1966, corporation executive of the Lilly Pharmaceutical Company of Indianapolis, Indiana, with bookdealers and individuals concerning the purchase of books and manuscripts for his library which reveal a concentration of interest in Edgar Allan Poe and James Whitcomb Rilley, concerning the construction and equipment of Eaglecrest Library at his  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Records and correspondence
Named Person: James Whitcomb Riley; Edgar Allan Poe; Josiah Kirby Lilly; Josiah Kirby Lilly; Edgar Allan Poe; James Whitcomb Riley
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Josiah Kirby Lilly
OCLC Number: 703421504
Description: ca. 6000 items
Other Titles: Lilly Correspondence

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Consists of the correspondence, 1919-1954, of Josiah Kirby Lilly, 1893-1966, corporation executive of the Lilly Pharmaceutical Company of Indianapolis, Indiana, with bookdealers and individuals concerning the purchase of books and manuscripts for his library which reveal a concentration of interest in Edgar Allan Poe and James Whitcomb Rilley, concerning the construction and equipment of Eaglecrest Library at his home, his membership in the Grolier Club, and the acquisition of materials for his collection of miniature military figures.

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